Wil Spencer
blank Wil Spencer
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ponce de Leon, Fla.

High School:
Florida Virtual School

Last College:
Texas A&M

Height:
5-11

Birthdate:
09/18/1989

2011-12 (SENIOR)

• Went 32-13 on the season, including 12-9 in dual matches
• Went 6-5 in the SEC; 11-9 at No. 1 singles for Georgia
• Team-best 21 wins over ranked opponents
• Finishes career with an overall record of 104-49 in four seasons at Texas A&M and Georgia
• Reached the round of 16 in the NCAA singles tournament
• Overcome a 5-1 deficit in the third set vs. Florida to win, giving Georgia a 4-3 win over the Gators in Gainesville
• Ranked as high as No. 3 in the singles poll and No. 7 in doubles with Garrett Brasseaux
• Went 17-2 in singles on the fall season, including 12-1 vs. ranked opponents to lead the team
• Won two matches at the season-opening Kickoff Classic vs. Boise State in Atlanta
• Won six matches in a row to capture the 2011 Southern Intercollegiate singles crown on his home courts, including a straight-set victory over third-ranked Eric Quigley of Kentucky in the final
• Reached finals of ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa
• Won the consolation draw of the USTA/ITA National Indoor in New York City, including a win over teammate Sadio Doumbia in the finals
• Named an ITA All-American for the second straight season, both for entering singles tournament ranked in top-16 and for reaching the round of 16
• Earned first team All-SEC honors a second team
• SEC Player of the Week on March 7
• Named the ITA Southeast Region Senior Player of the Year on May 14, his second career ITA regional award
• Final ITA singles ranking of No. 11
• Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
• ITA Scholar-Athlete

2010-11 (JUNIOR)

• Transferred to Georgia for the fall after taking a year off in 2009-10 and playing two seasons at Texas A&M
• Reached the semifinals of the season-opening Southern Intercollegiates Sept. 24-27 in Athens
• Defeated Maryland's Tommy Laine 6-4, 6-2 in the consolation draw of the ITA All-America Championships in Tulsa after entering in the qualifying draw
• Became the 10th Georgia men's tennis player to win the singles crown at the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional, using straight-set scores of 6-4 and 6-2 to defeat 43rd-ranked Clint Bowles of Florida State in the finals to secure a place in the National Indoor tournament in New York City
• Won a match at the National Indoors Nov. 4-7 at the prestigious Billie Jean King Tennis Center
• Continued his success in the spring season, going 35-13 in singles and 27-11 in doubles, the team high in both categories
• Team-best 17 wins over ranked opponents
• Clinched five matches, including Georgia's 4-3 thriller over Tennessee in the NCAA quarterfinals with a third-set win over JP Smith
• Participated in the NCAA singles dra
• SEC Indoor singles champion with a win over No. 2 Eric Quigley of UK
• Reached as high as No. 12 in singles rankings and finished at No. 14
• Voted to the All-SEC First Team
• Southeast Region Osuna Award recipient for sportsmanship and leadership characteristics
• Attained All-America status by virtue of finishing in top 20 of final singles poll
• SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

SOPHOMORE AT TEXAS A&M (2008-09)

• Compiled a 24-12 singles record and finished the season ranked No. 51
• Played five matches at No. 2 and 16 matches at No. 3
• Was ranked as high as No. 8 in the country in January of 2009
• Tallied 10 wins over nationally ranked opponents in leading the Aggies to the NCAA Tournament Round of 16

FRESHMAN AT TEXAS A&M (2007-08)

• Joined the team in January 2008
• Compiled a 13-11 overall record in singles playing primarily at the No. 2 and No. 3 lines
• Defeated three nationally-ranked opponents during the season
• Went 2-4 against Big 12 competition including an upset of No. 34-ranked Ivan Puchkarov of Oklahoma State on March 30
• Was ranked as high as No. 90 nationally in singles and No. 55 nationally in doubles with teammate Austin Krajicek
• Clinched the Oklahoma match for the Aggies
• Posted the fourth-highest doubles record on the team with a 11-13 overall mark
• Combined with teammate Mike Beatty for the third-best doubles record on the team with a 5-2 mark at No. 2 doubles in dual match play
• The duo went an undefeated 3-0 against Big 12 competition
• They upset the No. 35-ranked doubles team of Miguel Reyes Varela and Luis Diaz Barriga of Texas in the regular season on April 19 and the No. 60-ranked combination of Michael Breler and Sinisa Markovic of Texas Tech in the Big 12 Quarterfinals on April 25
• Also teamed up with Austin Krajicek (5-6), Matt Bain (1-3) and Chris Chirico (0-2)
• Made his collegiate debut against Clemson in the spring season opener on Jan. 25

PREP

• The second-highest rated player in the class of 2008 by the Tennis Recruiting Network
• Played for the 2005 USTA Junior Davis Cup Team in Barcelona Spain
• Won MVP honors for the U.S.
• Received a wild-card berth into the main draw of the Junior U.S. Open and advanced to the second round in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
• Won ITF Grade 5 Championships in Mexico City
• Also defeated some of the top juniors in the world to win the Pan American ITF Grade 1 Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
• Was ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in 12's, No. 1 in 14's, No. 8 in 16's and No. 5 in 18's
• Ranked as high as No. 60 in the ITF Rankings
• Sportsmanship Award recipient
• Qualified for the USTA National Clay Courts Boy's 18's at the age of 15
• Named Amateur Athlete of the Year by the All Sports Association
• Placed third at the Super National Hard Court Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich.
• A 2007 graduate of the Florida Virtual School
• Member of the Spanish National Honor Society.

PERSONAL

• William Raymond Spencer III
• Son of William R. Spencer Jr. and Colleen Spencer
• Born Sept. 8, 1989 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
• Has one older sister Blakeley Edgerton (22) who graduated from Bryan College with a degree in political communications
• Business major at Texas A&M
• Enjoys reading, playing basketball and hanging out with friends
• Would like to play professional tennis and start and own a company in the future

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